The Eight Year Itch

My life has been a life of making things. Making things with my own two hands for my home has brought me back from the sadness and grief of many tragic and traumatic life events. Research and a deepened understanding of the benefits of creating useful items with one’s own two hands has led me to an adjustment in this business that is more fully aligned with my goals. I offer this gift to my students and new customers to the HOMEROOM shop. Read More

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Holiday Home: Beginning Upholstery

Don’t wait too long to get into our Wednesday Night Upholstery Class. It’s time to get those grungy dining room chairs redone. Don’t wait another month. Read More

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Online Upholstery Classes Coming Your Way

Get you name on the VIP list to be updated when these two new HOT online classes are open for registration. Read More

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Upholstery Bootcamp: Hot Days, Cool Classes (Sold Out)

It’s hot, it’s the middle of summer, it’s the 4th of July weekend, we love America and we love to teach upholstery. Put all of those together and you get a whopping $40.00 price break on our July Bootcamp. Read more. Read More

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Trend Alert: Jumbo Moroccan Tassels

Big Wooly Tassels and PomPoms–coming your way! Read More

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7 Unexpected DIY Grommet Projects You Will Love

Looking for places to use grommets besides drapes, shower curtains and purses? Read More

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Tolix Stools with a Twist of Lime

Happy mid-July!! I love this month. I think I was meant to live my life in July. Enough about that, here’s a summer day project that is as easy as they come and adds a whole lot of band for … Read More

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New Upholstery Classes at ModHomeEc

Two new upholstery classes have just been posted. Don’t let the summer get by without learning a new skill, adding to your growing skills, and enjoying a creative respite. Read More

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Upholstery Summer Camp: Deep Buttoned Boudoir Bench

Upholstery Summer Camp is coming in July in the form of a fabulous and convenient online course, Create a Deep Buttoned Boudoir Bench. This four week course will have you deep buttoning (diamond tufting) everything in your house. Read More

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How to Create Belt and Bolt Drawer Pulls

Nothing says Spring like lavender, and nothing says industrial chic like leather belt and bolt drawer handles. The options are endless when you start to notice all the fabulous belts people sell at thrift shops. Read More

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Where Are the Real Experts in the DIY Blogosphere?

Every year at this time I tell myself that I will become a consistent blogger. I used to be, when I wrote for Curbly.com every single morning Monday through Friday, and sometimes on the weekends and holidays. But back then, … Read More

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